Category Archives: Nikon D3s

Nikon USA increases refurbished camera prices

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Nikon USA just raised the prices for some of their refurbished DSLR cameras (I am not sure about lenses). Some examples: Nikon D3s refurbished price went up from $4,159.96 to $4,679.96 (new D3s costs $5,199.95) Nikon D3x refurbished price went up from $6,399,96 to $7,199.96 (new D3x costs $7,999.00) Nikon D700 refurbished price went up from $2,150 to $2,429.96 (new D700 costs $2,699.95)

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You have another month to upgrade your Nikon D3 buffer

The Nikon D3 buffer upgrade was introduced back in July of 2008. Today Nikon announced that the service will be discontinued on July 20th, 2011. If you own a D3, you have another month to perform the upgrade:

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Yes, this Nikon D3 is still working

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The next few weeks will be slow on rumors and I have scheduled some new guest posts and giveaways. In the mean time enjoy this: This “muddy” Nikon D3 picture was published on flickr. I contacted the photographer and this is his story: “That was from one of my avian photography sorties. I use a […]

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Nikon D3s camera falls from a motorcycle, continues to shoot

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Shahrizan Jeffri Aziz dropped his Nikon D3s with a 300mm f/2.8 lens from a motorcycle while shooting the Le Tour Langkawi in Malaysia. Only the battery door and the burst mode were broken. With the help of some duct tape, the camera continued to work. Later in the race, the D3s was also exposed to rain […]

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The sensors of the D3, D3s, D700 and D3100 are made by Nikon *updated*

In addition to the Nikon D7000 sensor which is made by Sony, here is some more information from Chipworks on the different sensors in Nikon DSLR bodies: Nikon D3/D700 sensor NC81338L: made by Nikon Nikon D3s sensor NC81361A: made by Nikon Nikon D3100 sensor NC81362A: made by Nikon Nikon D90 sensor IMX038: made by Sony

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Nikon D3S and Nikkor 300mm f/2.8G ED VR II lens receive EISA awards

Nikon D3S is the best professional camera and Nikkor 300mm f/2.8G ED VR II is the best professional lens according to 2010-2011 EISA awards. Reasons for selection after the break:

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